McINTYRE, Thomas James, (1915 - 1992)

Senate Years of Service: 1962-1979
Party: Democrat

Courtesy U.S. Senate Historical Office

McINTYRE, Thomas James, a Senator from New Hampshire; born in Laconia, Belknap County, N.H., February 20, 1915; attended public and parochial schools of Laconia; graduated from Manlius Military School, Manlius, N.Y., in 1933, Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H., in 1937, and Boston (Mass.) University Law School in 1940; admitted to practice law before the New Hampshire Supreme Court in 1940; served in the United States Army 1942-1946; discharged as a major; mayor of Laconia, N.H., 1949-1951; city solicitor in 1953; unsuccessful candidate for Eighty-fourth Congress in 1954; elected in a special election on November 6, 1962, as a Democrat to the United States Senate to fill the unexpired term of Henry Styles Bridges ending January 3, 1967; reelected in 1966 for the full six-year term, and again in 1972 and served from November 7, 1962, until January 3, 1979; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1978; was a resident of Laconia, N.H., and Tequesta, Fla., until his death in Palm Beach, Fla., August 8, 1992; interment in St. Lambert Cemetery in Laconia.


McIntyre, Thomas. The Fear Brokers. New York: Pilgrim Press, 1979.